Wheaten/Blue Wheaten Ameracuanas - Gender?

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by Reyvaughn, Aug 22, 2011.

  1. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am assuming I have one cockerel, the dark one. The other one is kind of dark, too. Unless she's just a darker pullet (the one on the right). I am also pretty sure that the only wheaten I have is the one buried in the middle (she's a brighter yellow). Does the blue make the pullets a bit darker at this stage? Anyways, this is my first round of wheaten/blue wheatens and I wanted to check to make sure everyone else saw the same thing I did.

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    Yeah, I know I have at least on Lavender Orpington cockerel. He kind of stands out like a sore comb. [​IMG]
     
  2. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    The Blue Wheaten in the back looks like a boy, but yes - Female in the middle, Wheaten male on left, I'd watch the BW on the right closely.
     
  3. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh no! I thought the BW in the back was a girl! It's lighter than the one on the right (the one I was questioning, too).
     
  4. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Lightness vs darkness doesn't really matter, it's the amount of blue that does.
     
  5. Reyvaughn

    Reyvaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Kind of disappointing to get 3 cockerels out of 4 chicks. [​IMG] Oh well. That just means I get to liquidate a few more. [​IMG]
     

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